The Triton

Publisher’s Point

Missing a true mariner as kids and I seek role models

Publisher’s Point: Lucy Chabot Reed It’s the day after the Chairman’s Gala and I find myself missing Whale. The event wasn’t even something Capt. …

Finding new workers must start at the heart, not the head

Parents always want to give their kids a better life than they had. My dad worked with his hands and went on to start his own small business. My mom, after 10 …

In yachting, there’s always more to learn

A captain invited me recently to sail with a yacht crew from Ft. Lauderdale to Boston, a four-day offshore repositioning. Though I have been asked along …

The Triton’s 150th issue hits the yacht docks for captains and crew

As The Triton team sat around our conference table this summer making plans for our fall editions, it occurred to me that we were about to publish our 150th …

Frustration pushes captains to brainstorm training solutions

When we started hosting captains lunches 12 years ago, we soon learned that the top issues captains dealt with were crew retention, loyalty and longevity. …

Cruising in U.S. not as hard as it seems; check perceptions

I reached out last month to yacht captains for some tips on where to cruise in the Northeastern U.S. (Find their top picks in the special section on pages …

Questioning the rules and reasons on chartering in the U.S.

I just booked my flight for the Newport Charter Show and got to thinking about chartering in the United States. As an active member of the U.S. Superyacht …

Legislation on importation offers to shift the time duty applies

About five years ago, when the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) was bringing home its drive to cap the sales tax on boats sold in Florida at $18,000, …

Publisher role a new challenge for Triton’s founding editor

This month, The Triton sets off on its 13th year. Since its inception in 2004, I have been the editor, bringing it to life and feeding it with only the most …

A little effort yields huge rewards

As we wrap up our 12th year of publishing The Triton and hosting networking events, we’ve learned a few things about communicating and how yachties do …

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Editor’s Picks

PBIBS17: European builders increase presence in Palm Beach

PBIBS17: European builders increase presence in Palm Beach

By Dorie Cox The 32nd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show weathered several squalls on opening day. The first that hit about an …

PBIBS17: Show opens under stormy skies

PBIBS17: Show opens under stormy skies

Yacht crew made the best of a wet and windy opening day for the 32nd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show. Photos by Dorie

New restrictions to affect travelers to U.S., UK from eight countries

New restrictions to affect travelers to U.S., UK from eight countries

By Dorie Cox New restrictions on airplane travel to the United States and United Kingdom from several countries in the Middle East may …

General manager at Miami Beach Marina, Jorge Kates, dies

General manager at Miami Beach Marina, Jorge Kates, dies

By Dorie Cox Jorge E. Kates, general manager of Miami Beach Marina (MBM), died March 18 at home in Miami. He was 63. "He was the face …